muslim conquest

  1. Effects of Islamic South Asia

    South Asia has been under Islamic Rule in one way or another for nearly a 1000 years, and yet unlike most regions where Islam Conquered, In South Asia, Islam failed to be the majority religion, as it only makes around one third of total religious demographics, yet it still holds the most...
  2. Mr_Fanboy

    Implications of Islam as a Universal Religion

    I am no expert in Islamic history, but let me sketch out a very rough scenario. Say that during the early Muslim conquests the Umayyad Caliphate is able to take Constantinople, largely inheriting the mantle of the Roman Empire, and that later on, in some counterpart to the Battle of Tours, the...
  3. WI: No Umayyad conquest of Hispania

    The Umayyad conquest of Hispania left an indelible mark on the Iberian peninsula. It resulted in the destruction of the Visigothic Kingdom, the period known as the Reconquista, and left impacts on the Iberian languages that are still seen to this day, among other things. So my question is...
  4. Talus I of Dixie

    Muslim World: The True Faith Timeline
    Threadmarks: Prologue: Chapter 1

    Muslim World The Gates of Gaul: Tours The year is 732. A huge moorish army attacks Tours, the battle is bloody, but its commander, Algafeque, is cunning, a cavalry force composed of 3,000 brave knights who had placed Charles Martel in a trap and hiding how many the franks arrived, attack the...
  5. El_Presidente

    Is a Zoroastrian Reconquista possible?

    IIRC after the Muslim conquest of Persia, there were some Zoroastrian remains in the north that held out until the 9th century or so. Now, is it possible for this Zoroastrian kingdoms to not only survive but invade southwards Asturias-style? I'm thinking primarily about the Anarchy of Samarra...
  6. WI: Last Sassanid king flees to China

    In 642 CE a "last stand" took place at Nahavand in modern-day Iran, where the Sassanid army lost to the invading forces of the Rashidun Caliphate. After this defeat, the Sassanid king Yazdgerd III was never again able to muster the forces to seriously impede the Arab conquest of the rest of his...
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